CONSTRUCTION NOTICE-UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Due to ongoing construction work at the south plaza of the University Library, the Garden (basement) level has been temporarily closed. Until further notice, access is restricted to brief, escorted visits Monday through Friday, for the sole purpose of retrieving personal belongings and any necessary work equipment. Please call (818) 677-2111 for assistance with obtaining access. This closure affects the Garden Level only; other areas of the University Library remain open and operational. Thank you for your patience as we progress with improvements to the University Library.
Only by chance did Amanda Quintero realize that attending a four-year university was an option for her. Her parents, both immigrants from Mexico, were unfamiliar with higher education and expected her to stay close to home in West Sacramento. Quintero felt like her high school advisers were steering her toward trade schools. It was a substitute teacher — in a creative writing class in the last semester of her senior year — who first suggested she consider attending a university.
Continue reading about how Quintero plans to Accelerate Equity in Education and Amplify Belonging.
Every step of the way, Sarah Tubert ’17 (Liberal Studies) is finding new ways to show that anything can be done as long as you believe in yourself. At the age of 3, although she was born with full hearing, Tubert was misdiagnosed with hearing issues. This led to a botched operation in which she suffered permanent nerve damage and lost most of her hearing. Throughout her life, she has been able to find major success despite this.
Continue reading about how Tubert Bridges Gap Between Deaf and Hearing Audiences.
In the 1980s, there was no album bigger than Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” — the biggest commercial hit in recorded music history. And there were fewer commercials bigger than the public service announcement “This Is Your Brain on Drugs.” One can hear CSUN alumnus Brian Banks ’78 (Music) on both. With an eclectic and highly successful career that has spanned five decades.
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At age 84, John Kihm was able to earn a BA in Psychology. “Through many hurdles in my life, I was able to achieve this dream right here at CSUN. I did this at 84 years old. I am living proof that it is never too late to set a goal and reach it. I have done a lot in my life. In 1954, I was kicked out of high school during my senior year.
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The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., the renowned civil rights leader and instructor affiliated with CSUN’s Civil Discourse & Social Change initiative, was recently honored by the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP, during a ceremony broadcast on BET and numerous ViacomCBS networks.
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